"Melanie Manos' performance work has romped on the tightrope between absurdity and solemnity since the late 1990s, giving a view into the tension between the individual and the exigencies of modern society. Whether through the Beckettian work of unending circularity, physically demanding minimalist body sculptures or the recent narrative-based work performed at Marygrove College in Detroit, Manos reminds me that performance is at its core political. Her work is a direct statement to and about the world around us, defining her space and speaking to ours. " - Deb King, writer, artist, curator, markszine.com
Melanie's ArtPrize Entries
These are Melanie's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Melanie's Past Work
These are images of past work that Melanie has done.